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Chinese Official Blames US For Introducing Coronavirus To Wuhan, Says US ‘Owes Us An Explanation’

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A Chinese official suggested Thursday that the United States officials introduced the coronavirus into China’s Wuhan region as the virus makes its way to the West from the communist nation.

“The director of the US Centers for Disease Control was arrested,” Lijian Zhao, deputy director of China’s Foreign Ministry Information Department, said in a tweet suggesting Centers For Disease Control Robert Redfield was apprehended by authorities. Redfield was not arrested.

Zhao went on to accuse the U.S. of starting the pandemic.

He added: “When did Patient Zero appear in the United States? How many people are infected? What is the name of the hospital? It may be that the US military brought the epidemic to Wuhan. America needs to be transparent! The United States owes us an explanation!”

The first case of COVID-19 is believed to have appeared December 2019 in Wuhan, China. The virus has spread since February to 36 other countries and territories and has a global death toll of 3,041, according to the CDC‘s numbers.

Deaths from the virus in China hit 811 on Feb. 9, surpassing the number of patients who died from SARS, China’s National Health Commission noted at the time. China has reported roughly 80,000 cases since February, though the number of cases in the country appears to be declining.

Meanwhile, the number of confirmed COVID-19 ccases in the U.S. is growing, with more than 1,000 in 39 states as the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic Wednesday. A global pandemic is defined as a virus that spreads across the world, and declaring an illness as such can have both political and economic consequences.

China found its own way to deal with the initial outbreak. Zhao’s government’s censors reportedly worked to suppress information about the virus as health professionals in the country spread their concern on a Chinese app called WeChat. They even punished officials who discretely warned superiors before it became a pandemic.

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4 Comments

  1. Chinese Communist Party arrested and detained doctors speaking about virus early on. The CCP arrested and detained journalists speaking about virus early on . CCP scrubbed all media and took down any mention of virus early on. Disappeared some people early on………. The term Chinese Government should never be used. There is only the Party,
    “ Party President for Life, Xi “ , knows there is but the Party. Socialism at its finest. Time to deal with CCP . Remove all drug manufacturing that we possible can. Start a task force immediately on the Chinese Economy and identify where we can recall our manufacturing even if it requires subsidizing manufacture. We have to ice these thugs out. They hate us us , they despise us.

  2. DR. Peng stole the Corona virus from Canada last year and brought it back to Wuhan where he worked as the head virologist . He was actively studying the virus in Bats. Why bats are carrier but show no symptoms. A bat escaped from Wuhan bio-hazzard lab. Anyone can take it from there. The US introduced Covid -19, Sure!

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